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Word: dissent

Definition: disagree

Sentences Containing 'dissent'

"Dissent" set out to "dissent from the bleak atmosphere of conformism that pervades the political and intellectual life of the United States."
A dissent in part is a dissenting opinion that disagrees selectively—specifically, with one part of the majority holding.
A dissenting opinion (or dissent) is an opinion in a legal case written by one or more judges expressing disagreement with the majority opinion of the court which gives rise to its judgment.
According to the dissent, "neither President nor the Vice President said this."
According to the dissent, "the reports essentially validate what we have been saying all along: the policymakers' statements were substantiated by the intelligence...it was the intelligence that was faulty."
Although "Dissent" still identifies itself with the democratic socialism of its founders, its editors and contributors represent a broad spectrum of political outlooks.
And though this reasoning may contradict the systems of many philosophers, in ascribing necessity to the determinations of the will, we shall find, upon reflection, that they dissent from it in words only, not in their real sentiment.
As with many bands known for experimentation, changes have inevitably resulted in dissent among critics and fans.
But along the way, he had also begun to accumulate a record of incidents of dissent.
But though without dissent this point be fixed, how is mortal man to account for it?
By May 8, 2006, the PSSI "Dissent" petition had 34 signatories.
Chief Justice John Roberts voiced in his dissent the opinion that mandatory life sentences “could not plausibly be described” as unusual when a majority of states endorse them.
Discussion and dissent between army, corps and division was tolerated, although it was not uniformly evident.
Dissent is a quarterly magazine focusing on politics and culture edited by Michael Kazin.
Faced with internal dissent, Solanke stepped down as Secretary-General in 1949, to campaign against communist influence in the union.
Farmer issued a dissent in the 3-to-1 ruling, arguing that card check was an unreliable method of determining union support.
For example, "Dissent" editors and writers disagreed regarding the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
For Kovel, capitalism is "happy to enlist" the Green movement for "convenience", "control over popular dissent" and "rationalization".
For the foregoing reasons I dissent from the Court's holding.
From its inception, "Dissent"'s politics deviated from the standard ideological positions of the left and right.
In 1842 he preached a sermon before the university, published as "Via Media; or the Church of England our providential path between Romanism and Dissent".
In 2003, Brind was invited to the NCI workshop, where he was the only one to formally dissent.
In some cases, a previous dissent is used to spur a change in the law, and a later case will write a majority opinion for the same rule of law formerly cited by the dissent.
In the 1960s and 1970s, "Dissent"’s skepticism toward Third World revolutions, national liberation theories, and the culture of the New Left occasionally isolated it from student movements.
In the mid-20th century, it became customary for the members of the U.S. Supreme Court and many state supreme courts to end their dissenting opinions with a variation on the phrase "I respectfully dissent."
Judge Benavides issued a strong dissent.
Other campaigns have included petitions, most notably A Scientific Dissent From Darwinism.
Our role, however, is to apply the law, not to answer such questions.” A separate dissent was filed by Justice Samuel Alito.
Over the next decades the Shah increased the economic strength of Iran but he also repressed political dissent.
Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism is a petition promoting intelligent design.
Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism.
Ramm's book was supportive of religious and scientific dissent from flood geology.
Resistance and dissent continued, but took other forms.
Shanghai Normal University employed undergraduates to monitor for signs of dissent and post on university forums.
Some courts have relied heavily on Circuit Judge Konzinski's strong dissent from the "White" decision in order to deny a "Right of Publicity" claim.
Statement of "A Scientific Dissent from Darwinism": The value of the opinions of physicians, surgeons, veterinarians, optometrists and other signatories of this petition is not clear.
Sulak Sivaraksa’s presents his view of Buddhism is his autobiography, "Loyalty Demands Dissent".
The dissent focused mainly on the Committee's reluctance to include statements made by previous administrations and members of Congress with regard to prewar intelligence.
The dissent may disagree with the majority for any number of reasons: a different interpretation of the case law, use of different principles, or a different interpretation of the facts.
The essay was first published in the Summer 1957 issue of "Dissent", before being published separately by City Lights.
The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
The PSSI invites holders of the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., or similar degrees to sign the "Dissent" petition.
The rights-based strategy of dissent soon merged with the idea of human rights.
The wording of this statement is very similar to the wording of the Discovery Institute's petition, ""A Scientific Dissent from Darwinism"", which has been widely criticized for being inaccurate and misleading.
There was some dissent within the room, with dissenters arguing that the proposed constitution did not represent the opinions of Zimbabweans on issues such as Presidential powers.
These petitions include A Scientific Dissent From Darwinism, Physicians and Surgeons for Scientific Integrity, Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism, and the now-defunct Stand Up For Science.
This is the first deliberate and formal endorsement of latitudinarian opinions in the article of the Trinity by the collective authority of any tolerated section of English dissent.
This result sparked further demonstrations, and Maga, Soglo, Apithy, and Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin were forbidden to enter the country, in an attempt to crack down on dissent.
Unfortunately, this causes panic and dissent among the city and results in innocent patrolmen being shot to death by paranoid people.
Upon the publication of his "Observations on Religious Dissent" in August 1834, in which he defended the right of non-Anglicans to attend Oxford, John Henry Newman responded with the "Elucidations".

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